Moon and Stars Project grants are dedicated to highlighting Turkey's arts and culture scene and establishing a two-way cultural interaction between the United States and Turkey. The American Turkish Society awards competitive grants to support emerging and established artists in an effort to promote this cross-cultural dialogue. Project-specific grants in support of travel and lodging are provided for projects exhibited in the U.S. The grant program is advised by Binnaz Saktanber and Kaan Nazli, former directors of The Moon and Stars Project and The Society's Art & Culture Committee.
The budget for MASP grant is determined annually. The amount is typically divided between 3-4 projects. It is expected that the applicants secure other funders or sponsors to ensure the completion of their project.
Moon and Stars Project grant has an annual deadline of January 31. The grant recipients will be announced on March 15.
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